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"Literature is my Utopia. Here I am not disenfranchised. No barrier of the sense shuts me out from the sweet, gracious discourse of my book friends. They talk to me without embarrassment or awkwardness."
"College isn't the place to go for ideas."
"The world is moved not only by the mighty shoves of the heroes, but also by the aggregate of the tiny pushes of each honest worker."
"As the eagle was killed by the arrow winged with his own feather, so the hand of the world is wounded by its own skill."
"I seldom think about my limitations, and they never make me sad. Perhaps there is just a touch of yearning at times; but it is vague, like a breeze among flowers."
"Many persons have a wrong idea of what constitutes true happiness. It is not attained through self-gratification, but through fidelity to a worthy purpose."
"We could never learn to be brave and patient if there were only joy in the world."
"Knowledge is love and light and vision."
"The million little things that drop into your hands, The small opportunities each day brings, He leaves us free to use or abuse, And goes unchanging along His silent way."
"I thank God for my handicaps, for, through them, I have found myself, my work, and my God."